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Home and Cabin Views
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Home and Cabin Views

Filed in Cabins by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1941

It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is better at the top. Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. It’s impossible to miss the views around Finca Lilo […]

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Pool and Gardens
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Pool and Gardens

Filed in Around the Farm by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1401

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.-Gilbert K. Chesterton. My father came to supervise construction of the pool and with the helping hands of others the project was successfully achieved. The pool was specially designed for lap swimming and enjoying a relaxing swim year round. […]

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Working the Gardens
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Working the Gardens

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1554

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. Serenity, space and beauty are found in the varied gardens at the Finca. We’ve added TLC to the already fertile grounds here on the farm. We purchased the […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2231

Mornings in May-Afternoons too! views: 1542

Happy May Day! Happy May Day! May is a transition month from the dry season to the green season. We enjoy sunny mornings most of the time until about 11 or 12 in the afternoon, then it clouds up and by 2PM it’s raining, everything cools off and by nightfall the rains have dissipated. Here’s […]

Rice and Beans views: 953

Colorful “beans” all from the same bush. These taste like pigeon peas and I think that’s what they are. We grow these on the farm, they are delicious and pack a powerful punch! Our worker and his boys help whack  black beans from dried plants. After the husks have been whacked, the beans are put […]

Pure Life! Pura Vida! views: 1482

We hope that, when the instects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. -Bill Vaughan A mini-insect in the international park, La Amistad. Close up and incredible!  We have our fair share of insects in the park and on the farm. The place teems […]

Summer is Winter views: 1783

The locals are right, the green season demonstrates the best in Costa Rica nature but without the dry season (summer) which occurs in the winter months, typically January, February and March, there would be no time for all the plants and their roots to dry out and reach for the sky. Don’t get me wrong, […]